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Clearing the Air: The Orange Skies of Today's Climate Change

You may not know it, but CNT has a small San Francisco outpost. As I sat on conference calls discussing how to make housing more resilient to climate change and the greenhouse gas benefits of transit in communities last week it all felt extra urgent, because the sky outside my window looked like this: Wildfire smoke from up and down the west coast has been affecting San Francisco for weeks, but when it combined with our fog to blot out the sun and cast an eerie orange glow so dark that... Continue reading »

 

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Increasing Funding and Financing Options for Sustainable Stormwater Management

by CNT
May 4, 2020

Our country’s water infrastructure needs investment. However, funding and financing sources are growing increasingly competitive and communities are finding it difficult to secure adequate resources to make needed investments in their systems. In this report, CNT identifies innovative funding and financing mechanisms to support communities working to upgrade their infrastructure. We look to the energy and transportation sectors for funding and financing applications, take a closer look at the ways our state revolving loan funds can be better utilized, and explore how public dollars can be invested on private property to achieve distributed impacts and benefits.

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The Americans Who Could Be Stranded by Transit Cuts

Bloomberg CityLab | October 1, 2020

Released on Tuesday, a report by the research and advocacy groups TransitCenter and Center for Neighborhood Technology studies the impact of possible service cuts on 10 U.S. urban areas.

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